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the election. andrew jackson was first sworn in on the east side of the capitol building and ronald reagan the first on the west. the shortest inauguration dress was george washington's second. six presidents have taken the oath outside washington. george washington first in new york, and then in philadelphia. john adams in philadelphia. chester arthur in new york. teddy roosevelt in buffalo. calvin coolidge in plymouth, vermont, and l.b.j. in dallas. james polk's inauguration was the first to be covered using the telegraph and war enharding's parade was the first to use cars. buchanan's inauguration was the first one photographed and william mckin le's was the first filmed. hoover's was the first in a movie newsreel. the first to be televised was harry truman and the first streams in the internets was bill clinton's second. lincoln's parade was the first to include african-americans acknowledged wilson's was the first to include women. bad weather moved some indoors. grants touched it out in 16 degrees and jack kennedy in 20 degrees without an overcoat. f.d.r.'s inauguration was the first
and for the nation that re-elected the president. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> president obama never used the words "democrat" or "republican" in his second inaugural address, but his political message was crystal clear. a full-throated embrace of progressive policies, along with a directive for our leaders to spear head the challenges that define us as individuals and as a country. >> the commitments we make to each other through medicare, medicaid and social security, these things do not sap our initiative. they strengthen us. they do not make us a nation of takers. they free us to take the risks that make this country great. we will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. we, the people, still believe enduring security and lasting peace do not require perpetual war. and we must be a source of hope to the poor, the sick, the marginalized. the victims of prejudice. our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. our journey is not comp
and the nation's debt. joining me now to debate those issues, chuck schumer of new york and newly elected republican senator ted cruz of texas. welcome back as senator cruz to "meet the press." back to both of you. i want to start on the gun debate. because as i say, even before the second term is officially underway thissy is bait is well underway. here are the highlights of what the president wants to accomplish. universal background checks. he'd like to pursue a ban on high capacity magazines. an assault weapons ban that lapsed in 2004. and he'd like stricter laws on gun trafficking. but senator schumer, just as i challenged wayne lapierre of the nra very hard when this came up, i challenge you as well with a question of, is this really going to make a difference? and rich lawry wrote something that caught my attention in "the national review." no one can write a law against mothers owning guns that one day might be turned against them by deranged sons who then commit horrific acts of murder-suicide. shooting rampages are hard to prevent because they are so often committed by young men
election, for example, i think the most racially divisive comment of the entire election was joe biden's comment where he said if the republicans win, they are, quote, going to put y'all back in chains. that made my heart weep to see a sitting vice president playing to racial fears and playing on those issues. i think that's unfortunate. i don't think it has any place in politics. >> chuck hagel, you were very tepid on "meet the press" a couple of weeks ago. >> i was. >> now you've met with him, you're more comfortable, you'll support him? >> i am. >> what changed? >> i said on your show that i had real concerns. i spent 90 minutes with him. i asked him very specific questions on the things that troubled me. his answers were forth right. and they were answers that alayed my concerns. should we keep every option on the table to prevent a nuclear iran? yes. i went further. i said, do you think we can tolerate a nuclear iran? he said no. and i said to him, well, then, if we had to use military as the only choice, would you? he said yes. second, i asked him hezbollah and hamas, should they
an ambassador in the last four months. >> it was election night last night in israel. benjamin netanyahu re-elected but by a thin margin with less power. as you have been pointing out over and over, there they sit in the middle of a lot of this. >> they feel very isolated right now. and the message in israel, and there was a lot of apathy toward this vote but the main message is, this is about your security. you're going to vote to save your life. israel feels right now it has been surrounded by an increasingly hostile arab world. and to some degree, it's not wrong. >> richard engel, as always, good to see you. >>> now to our other big story tonight, the secretary of defense is expected to announce tomorrow that perhaps before the end of this year, women in the u.s. armed forces may begin serving in environments like this. [ gunfire ] >> we're taking heavy fire from -- [ gunfire ] >> that video, kunar province in afghanistan in '09 was actually shot by richard engel and his team. perhaps you heard his voice there. it shows infantry combat and this will be a sea change in the u.s. military policy. w
. maybe roosevelt and hoover an example of that. franklin roosevelt had been elected by a landslide in 1932 over president hoover who was considered to be responsible for the great depression and roosevelt was a great schmoozer. finally, they reduced to looking at the super structure of thing it was the commerce department that was being built and roosevelt said, lovely steel. that was sort of the end of the conversation. the rest of the ride they went in silence. this happens much too often, but not on a second term. >> and david gregory, about a two-mile drive. >> and you remember in the modern era, george w. bush -- the language plate is -- >> yeah, the license plate just for a second here is a story. it's a -- kind of a protest legal local license plate here in washington, d.c. taxation without representation. the president has opted to use them on all the limousines. >> and that always comes up for presidents. >> d.c. has a delegate, a nonvoting member of congress. >> george w. bush met president clinton and they got along famously. they were swapping stories and how bush raise
't happening this time, but is there a reset here? >> the president was popular in the re-election. he wanted tax increases for the wealthy, he got those. his party is united but he faces a very difficult environment in washington and immediately after this inauguration, he is back in the brew of a fight over the debt and the fight over the gun legislation that he wants so it's a pretty toxic atmosphere here. >> you covered both terms of the second bush -- of the bush administration. what is the hard reality of a second term for a president? >> time moves quickly. you feel good. you put in the people you want. you have a different attitude of what you can accomplish. you don't have to run. you don't have to campaign anymore, and realize the window is short. the president's got big goals whether it's energy, immigration and he's in the trench warfare yet with republicans with a series of big stand 1y5u6s coming up, starting with the debt ceiling. all of this about the budget which could quickly overtake the second term. >> david gregory, thanks very much. i want to let folks know, tomorrow mor
. there were ten official balls following the president's historic election in 2008. this time around, only two. a nod to the struggling economy. president clinton, by the way, holds the record official inaugural balls with 14 in 1997, when he was re-elected to a second term. >> so help you god? >> so help you god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> regardless of your political believes, it's a proud day for millions of americans. the balls came hours after the president was ceremoniously sworn in before hundreds of thousands of people who packed the national mall. mr. obama delivered an impassioned address, touching on a number of political and social issues, including same-sex rights. nbc's jean elliot joins us from treasure island. the president was bold, as you saw earlier today, and his comments really resonate here in the bay area, don't they? >> reporter: the president made it clear he believes same-sex couples should be treated equally under the law. here in the bay area, same-sex couples say it is an emotional moment because so many are ready to say "i do" legally. >> this could be
that the teenage team members will be busy. >> we know we will be interviews elected officials and working on getting in the white house, we will be at the ceremonies. >> and they will be blogging for the media center and southwest airlines that paid for the air fair. they will meet this college student who is packing for his inauguration trip after winning tickets from the congressman's office in a facebook contest. >> tell me your opinion on public education and how we can fix it. >> he is frustrated by the rising cost of college and had suggestions. >> it will be amazing, since this is the first time i voted for him. >> he will be working and networking with the nation's leaders about the nation's opportunities. >> right now the main plan is physical therapy, but i mean, i was actually looking at some internships in washington, d.c. before this situation happened. so this would now be my chance to talk to some people. >> a chance of a lifetime. >>> we will be checking in with people from the bay area who are attending the inauguration, keep your eye on nbc bay area.com for their video,
and will get a chance to hit the road on(1[ historic working trip. >> we know we will be interviewing elected officials, working on maybe trying to get into the white house. will be at the ceremonies. >> how exciting. the teen will be plblogging for the media center and southwest airlines paying for the air fare. and abdul banafa, a college student who won tickets from congressman mike honda's office in a facebook contest. >>> surf's up at the mavericks surf competition happening this sunday. waiting a long time for this one 24 of the world's best surfers riding monster waves at half moon bay. christie smith joins us live from san mateo county with more on what everyone can expect if you plan to head out to the competition and check out the surf and sand. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, john. a contest director and to sa;n8e is thexd director is an understatement. he is using words like increasedible and ferocious to describe the waves we will see this weekend. you should arrive midday saturday and then sunday, world class surfing. the water is calm in half moon bay, giving little si
paychecks. >> why should the american public pay elected officials if they do not do their fundamental right and passes a budget. >> it's been a long time since we have seen a positive to dee fine a second term. >> the bush second term was plagued by iraq and scandal. amid the preparations for celebration, the new obama term starts with a buth confrontation. >> white house is trying to put a bright spin on it saying that the republicans have backed down from what the white house calls the threat to hold the u.s. economy hostage. >> thank you, steve. we will have continuing coverage throughout the weekend, our political analyst will join our team ofrespondents as the president begins his second term. the big public swearing in is on monday. >> i remember four years ago it was bitter freezing temperatures. it will be better, jeff? >> yeah, looks more mild and that is good news in washington, d.c., a lot of them have coats to keep them warm. back here in the bay area, it's all about the mild weather coming our way and in fact today we started to warm up. let's look at the huge temperature surge
the new official portrait showing the newly re-elected president sporting a broad smile in the oval office, which we note is the same room where all the problems of the nation wind up. not that much smiling goes on in the course of an average day in that room in the life of an american president. >>> some former presidents are in the news. starting with 43 and 41. both bushes say they will be unable to attend the inauguration. george w. bush 43 says he can't attend due to his father's health and his recent long hospitalization. and president clinton has gone public about something people have noticed about him for some time. a tremor in his hands. it was particularly evident during our last interview with him this past summer. he says in an interview he grew quite concerned about it, but was so greatly relieved when he learned it's age-related and not parkinson's that he doesn't worry about it all that much anymore. >>> when we come back, one woman's home-grown idea. "making a difference" for a lot of american families. >>> "making a difference" brought to you by pfizer. time for our final
. >> is there something liberating about being a second-term president, that you are not facing re-election? >> i guess so. you and i were talking before we went on the air how will this speech differ from a state of the union? will there be present day references? mostly there for the test of time, but will there be a newtown reference? will we get through the speech without a reference to lincoln's second inaugural? we will have doris kerns goodwin on hands tomorrow, who wrote the book, just in case. i think is something probably liberating. second terms are for legacy. second terms can also be fraught and problematic. that's for the history books to determine. >> you have a big day ahead of you tomorrow. >> as do you. >> our inaugural coverage begins tomorrow morning on "today," and brian then leads our extended coverage throughout the day here on nbc. >>> there will be an inaugural poem read during the ceremony here tomorrow, and this year, the poet is richard blanco, born in spain to cuban exiles to emigrated to this country, the first latino and first openly gay inaugural poet. today, we spoke to hi
re-election. that part is true. >> he is feeling good, he feels like he has the republicans agenda. he did speak with a little bit more of an attitude, if you will, today. not too much but a little bit more. he is trying to tell people, look, we will get out there and pound the pavement on what we think is important and we are counting on you, you the public, the voters to get your members of congress in line with us. it was in that sense a bit of a campaign speech, along with the all inclusive, remembering what inauguration is like. >> larry on his way to the inauguration pulse tonight. dozens of reporters in d.c. this evening for the activities. like this group of high school students. for more pictures and coverage, go to our website. nbc bay area.com. the first family took pictures of their own. president obama is dialed in when it comes on technology and so was the bay area during today's inauguration. let's bring in our business and tech reporter, scott budman who has that part of the story. >> i am feeling under dressed. we found technology on display here in d.c. and at hom
, and that's because he doesn't have to worry about re-election anymore? >> reporter: it's because he doesn't have to worry about re-elected. it's because he feels he's won the last two or three fights, and he has. including the raising of the income taxes and, of course, the delaying of the debt, another three months before they have to vote on that again, so he's feeling pretty good. he feels he has the republicans on a limb. i think you're right. he did speak with a little bit more of an attitude, if you will, today. not too much but a little bit more. he's trying to tell people, look, we're going to get out there and pound the pavement on what we think is important and we're counting on you, you the public, the voters, to get your members of congress in line with us. it was in that sense a bit of a campaign speech along with this all inclusive remembrance of what the inauguration is like. >> a dapper larry gerston. the night is young for you in washington. enjoy it. it was a remarkable day from the fashion to the parades and of course you can watch all of the festivities right on our we
. cheers erupted from the crowds in israel as he came out on top. in today's parliamentary elections. it appears the election was closer than many projected. netanyahu's party captured just 31 seats, well below expectations. the centrist party captured as many as 19 seats. >>> still to come at 6:00, tattoos that everyone is talking about. artwork on 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick, helping business boom at one shop. >>> good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. we're tracking our latest storm system offshore. plenty of cloud cover. rain developing off the northern coastline. we'll let you know when that moves in. air quality has been so horrible, another spare the air day in effect for wednesday. that full forecast. stay tuned. >>> the america's cup is turning out to be much more than just a yacht race. included in the water front renovation, preparation for the event will be the building of a new pavilion, which will be san francisco's first outdoor waterfront venue. they launched the america's cup concert series this summer. sting will be the first artist to perform there. tickets will go
problems. one last thing i wanted to share with you. newly elected bay area congressman just tweeted a photo of himself and ed lee celebrating the 49ers' victory this afternoon. you can see the mayor has his hands up in the air there. lee is in the nation's capitol for the conference of mayors and the president's inauguration. it's sure to say there are a lot of very happy fans back here at home. live in san francisco, monte francis, nbc bay area news. >> great day for the niners. talk about a comeback victory, henry wofford of comcast sports net joins us now. that was quite an ending. >> reporter: very exciting for sure. the niners have a handful of super bowl championships. now they're a victory away of doing it again. going for their sixth title in two weeks when they battle in super bowl xlvii in new orleans. 49ers trailed by 17 points in the first half. second half, frank gore gets his second touchdown of the game. nine-yard run. with the game on the line, fourth and four, it's not going to happen for the dirty birds of the south. they get the loss, and san francisco wins 28-24.
historic day for the newly re-elected president. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> for the 44th president of the united states, his position already cemented in the history books, this was the crowning moment. his reward after a bruising campaign, his entry into the even more exclusive club of two-term presidents. >> thank you. >> the presidents' day started with morning services at the place they call, for good reason, the church of the president, st. john's across the street from the white house. across washington, hundreds of thousands of people were already beginning to gather on the national mall. as the obamas left church, choirs performed at the capitol for the early arrivals ♪ ♪ this land was made for you and me ♪ >> back at the white house and following tradition, the president hosted congressional leaders for coffee. ♪ while across town on the inaugural stand, distinguished guests took their places. the justices of the supreme court, former president and mrs. carter, former president and secretary clinton. at mid morning, the presidential pro
the country fare before, during, and after the weapons ban? this graphic from the princeton election consortium shows visually how the number of mass shootings ebbed and flowed over the last 30 years. the band was in effect despite a one-year spike in 1999, the year of columbine. mass shootings climbed precipitously once it expired. we averaged 1.5 a year and 25 people shot in those massacres between 1982 and 2w0ur. those numbers more than doubled to 3.4 shootings and 55 people shot per occasion. secondly, how about the proposal to enact a universal back-check. a dealer or private seller that would effectively close the so-called gun show loophole. >> but it's hard to enforce when 40% of all gun purchases are conducted without a background check. >> reporter: this same statistic used by the president, the brady campaign, the campaign to stop gun violence. to justify universal background check. according to the coalition to stop gun violence, its origin is in 1997 study that useses gun transaction numbers from 1993-'94. as you probably know many states have modified their background c
by april, they cut off lawmakers' paychecks. >> why should the american public pay elected officials if they don't do the fundamental job to pass the budget. >> reporter: since richard nixon resigned, second terms have had negative starts. >> it's been a long time since we've seen an effective second term. >> reporter: the bush 43 second term plagued by iraq and katarina and scandal and impeachment. the new obama term starts with a budget confrontation. i'm steve handlesman, nbc bay area news. >>> and we will have coverage throughout inauguration weekend. larry gerston will have live reports as president obama begins his second term. >>> many people believe the political climate continues to get worse. how much should president obama be blamed? one of the most accomplished washington insiders is speaking out about mr. obama. we sit down with the former secretary of labor robert reich. he also talks about dating hillary clinton. he's a colorful man. tonight the interview with uc berkeley professor robert reich. though he stands just 4'10" robert reich is a giant. from the beltway to b
that republicans know from the recent election results that they need to get healthy with hispanic voter. they were way on the downside of that growing constituency. very important in swing states out in the west part of the united states, as well as in florida and some of the east coast states, as well. so that is going to push them to the bargaining table on the issue of immigration. he's got less of an auspicious landscape in front of him on issues like energy and climate change. and of course on guns which is an issue that events have pushed to the forefront. he's going to have a rough time getting that priority through the congress. >> you mention immigration being one of those big-ticket items, of course, health care was the signature big-ticket item of the first term. what else is on the list this time around? >> well, he's got immigration, he's got overseeing the implementation of the health care law which, of course, hasn't really fully taken effect. he's got energy and climate which is really the big undone story from the first term. he did not get that cap and trade bill. and he's not go
inauguration weekend to be as presidential as possible, come to the ben's chili bowl. >> as president-elect his first visit to eat was here at ben's chili bowl. exciting experience. >> what if you're looking for something let's say out of the box. d.c.'s sweet spot georgetown cupcake has the inauguration dozen. >> so good! be warned, a day of memorabilia hunting can be filling and exhausting. wasn't there a presidential pillowcase somewhere with my name on it? >> i feel like i've been asleep for four years. or eight in this case. i slept for about an hour and a half. cupcakes for d.c. cupcakes for everyone and the crew. your a big dog person. that's for you. that's for the little guy. lester, jamming on the one. absolutely. >> i like it. >> erica, for you, my darling. >> you know me so well. >> that's what the president likes to drink. >> we have a bunch of cookies, michelle obama's cookies right here. >> david gregory is thinking what a bunch of tourists. what's coming up on "meet the press"? >> it's like this every day, not just inauguration. on the eve of the president's second inauguration,
and newly elected republican senator ted cruz of texas. welcome back as senator cruz to "meet the press." back to both of you. i want to start on the gun debate. because as i say, even before the second term is officially underway thissy is bait is well underway. here are the highlights of what the president wants to accomplish. universal background checks. he'd like to pursue a ban on high capacity magazines. an assault weapons ban that lapsed in 2004. and he'd like stricter laws on gun trafficking. but senator schumer, just as i challenged wayne lapierre of the nra very hard when this came up, i challenge you as well with a question of, is this really going to make a difference? and rich lawry wrote something that caught my attention in "the national review." no one can write a law against mothers owning guns that one day might be turned against them by deranged sons who then commit horrific acts of murder-suicide. shooting rampages are hard to prevent because they are so often committed by young men with no criminal records who want to die. these are adult facts that don't intrude on
with aggravated assault. >>> a dramatic deadlock in israel where rival parties split parliamentary elections. prime minister benjamin netanyahu did win another term but is skrimabling to build another coalition among parties. the outcome could have a big outcome on the peace process. >>> one man in new zealand wants to ban cats. a prominent economist is calling for the erradication of domestic cats which he calls natural born killers. what? on a website to promote his cats to go campaign, he claims that cats in new zealand are wiping out wildlife. what about those mice? anyway, contributing to the extinction of nine bird species and endangering dozens of others. new zealand has the highest rate of cat opener ship in the world. and many cat lovers have launched their own websites to protest. i'm joining in on that protest. >> the anti-kitten campaign. >> a good percentage of the country is not going to like you. >> let's see a picture of grumpy cat today. >> thank you, natalie. al, how about a check of the weather? >> i'm concerned about my neighbor cat. anyway, let's show you as far as our w
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